What is so Special about Ancient Native American Earthworks?
Earthwork architecture and engineering reached a pinnacle of achievement in the Hopewell Culture. Hopewell earthwork complexes can be enormous and surprisingly complex. They represent the accomplishments of a mysterious Native American culture that thrived in eastern North America two thousand years ago. Many questions persist about why and how the people of the Hopewell Culture built such awe-inspiring monuments.
Hopewell earthworks are:
- Astronomically Aligned
- Densely clustered in southern Ohio
- Nominated as World Heritage Sites